Storyboard Interpretation: Review and interpret storyboards, scripts, or project outlines to understand the animation requirements and visual style.
Character and Object Design: Create or refine character designs, background elements, and objects that will appear in the animation.
Animation Production: Produce animations by using various techniques, such as hand-drawn animation, computer-generated imagery (CGI), or stop-motion animation.
Keyframing: Use keyframes to define the main poses and movements of characters or objects in the animation.
Timing and Motion: Adjust the timing and motion of characters or objects to achieve the desired visual effects and storytelling impact.
Lip Syncing (for character animation): Ensure that character movements match the dialogue and lip movements accurately.
Rigging (for 3D animation): Set up and animate character rigs, controlling their movements and expressions.
Special Effects: Add visual effects, particle systems, and other elements to enhance the animation's visual appeal.
Collaboration: Collaborate with other team members, including directors, storyboard artists, sound designers, and editors, to integrate animation seamlessly into the final project.
Software Proficiency: Stay up-to-date with industry-standard animation software and tools, such as Adobe After Effects, Maya, Blender, or 2D animation software like Toon Boom Harmony.
Quality Assurance: Review and revise animations as needed to meet quality and artistic standards.